Teacher Knowledge vs. Mommy Knowledge: A Child Chooses
When it comes to educating Black children, moms are the first teachers. But this is what happens when school teachers get involved.
Black To School: How To Prepare Gifted Brown Babies for Success
Protecting your young, gifted and Black child in schools full of teachers and students who do not look like them is possible. Here, three great ways to get it done.
Unschooling: Pretoria Girls High Protest Is Exhibit A For Why Our Kids Should Learn Differently
There's a connection between how uncomfortable adults are with children who are confident and the backlash the girls at Pretoria Girls High School faced for refusing to chemically-straighten their hair. Unschooler Akilah Richards breaks it down.
In Defense Of Public School: It Is What We Parents Make It
Are there crappy public schools? Of course. But not all of them are broken. Public schools are what we parents make them. And I’m glad we opened our eyes.
Homeschooling Black Children: This Is How (and Why!) This Mom Does It. Plus: a Book Giveaway!
Homeschooling Black children took a whole 'nother meaning after this white mom of brown children saw Black history ignored in her children's school.
Indulging My Daughters’ Passions: How Summer Activities are Helping Our Girls Touch Their Dreams
When it comes to avoiding summer slide, indulging your kids' passions goes a long way to helping them continue to learn and get them closer to their dreams.
Young, Gifted & Black: My Promise To Support My Children In School and Beyond
My daughters are young, gifted & Black because they do their part in the classroom. But as their mom, I have to play my part, too.
The Rise of Black Home Schoolers, Plus, Love & Color and Other Links
Black home schoolers, turned off by the American school system that mistreats African American students, are increasing in number. Plus, check out this touching video that celebrates true love in a most unexpected way, and other fresh links.
Black Students In All White Schools: These Kids’ Experience Will Break Your Heart (VIDEO)
Black students in all white schools are going through it. The students at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School break it down—and break our hearts.